Great North Run
Sunday 9 September 2018
Join almost 60,000 other runners and secure your charity place in the world's biggest half marathon!The Great North Run, as the name suggests, is great in every sense. It’s an exhilarating challenge, completing the course is a great achievement.
It is, without exception, the world's greatest half marathon as you and almost 60,000 other runners line up in the centre of Newcastle and head out through Gateshead and South Tyneside before arriving, sufficiently pleased with yourself and, quite probably, exhausted, in South Shields.
Extra motivation and support will come in the form of the many ‘Bands on the Run’ spread along the course, as well as thousands of other runners and cheering crowds as you make your way to the finish line.
If you would like to take part in the 2018 Great North Run and raise funds for MHA register your interest now by clicking the Register button or for more information contact the Fundraising Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01332 221641.
The Great North Run starts at Newcastle upon Tyne and finishes in South Shields
If you would like to run the Great North Run 2018 for MHA please register your interest by clicking the 'Register' button
For more information please email email@example.com or call 01332 221641
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
For more information, please visit the Simplyhealth Great North Run website.
On the day of the run, you will be required to go to the starting point located on the A167 no later than 9.30am in order to reach your starting zone in time. Details of your starting point including which zone you will be in, alongside your wave start time will be provided in your Great North Run Runners Pack.
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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